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Job Title
ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHY MANAGER, Stills
Location
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Country
United States
Region
Southeast
Reference Number
16000L3Q
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Retail
Job Function
Photography
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHY MANAGER, Stills

 

Job Description

 

The Assistant Photography Manager is responsible supporting the Photography Manager for all type of photography, including off-figure ready to wear (RTW), table top, jewelry and slant sets.  This individual will assist in leading a team that may include Stylists, Photographers and Digital Technicians.  In addition to being an active photographer, the incumbent assist in meeting daily goals from a HBC quality standards perspective and from a productivity perspective.  They will be responsible for ensuring all assigned items are uploaded to the proper destination for the next step in the operation. 

 

 

 

The studio is fast-paced environment with an average of 75-85 items per day per set for fashion and 45-50 items per day per set for stills. 

 

  • Ability to photograph any item for the studio production.
  • Composes shots based on style guides and art direction to meet with our vision.
  • Execute highest of standards by setting up lighting, composition, color accuracy, and exposure for each shot.
  • Displaying expert technical knowledge of camera hardware, capturing software, studio lighting, and a strong eye for detail.
  • Provide supervision as well as mentoring, training, development, and performance management of the photography team.
  • Efficient workflow management, organization and communication.
  • Preform daily quality control and address results with the photography team.
  • Upload RAW image to proper destination 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in photography or related field.
  • Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting & composition.
  • Expert knowledge in color correction
  • Ability to work within deadlines, thinking creatively to increase productivity and 
  • throughput.
  • Results driven and a sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment.
  • 5+ years as a photographer in an E-commerce Photography environment
  • Expert photographic abilities in all types of product photo especially in fashion 
  • Previous management experience or tenure as Sr. photographer
  • Pro knowledge with Capture One software and studio lighting equipment
  • Superior skills with Photoshop.
  • Pro knowledge Operating experience of Mac OS.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to perform under pressure and demonstrated 

 

 

 

leadership skills.

 

•Ability to set priorities, problem solve multi-task and meet deadlines.

 

•Possess strong organizational and time management skills.

 

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